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Senate Democrats 11h
What are they hiding?
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Ed Markey 14h
A reminder that Brett Kavanaugh was the only nominee on Trump’s shortlist who has written that a sitting president should not be indicted. It’s not a coincidence that he was selected.
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Senate Democrats 11h
Today, >120 orgs wrote to the Senate about w/ the Kavanaugh SCOTUS nom when it comes to our health care system. The Court may soon decide the future of pre-existing condition protections, restrictions on women’s constitutional rights, & more.
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Senator Joe Donnelly 15h
Replying to @SenDonnelly
With the McConnell/Ryan tax law projected to balloon deficits, Speaker Ryan has suggested cutting Social Security to pay for it. Joe will continue fighting to protect Social Security so that hardworking Hoosiers can get the benefits they’ve worked their whole lives to earn.
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Senator Jeff Merkley 15h
A president is not a king. Kavanaugh believes that a president should be above the law and immune from prosecutions and investigations. This is why we MUST .
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Sheldon Whitehouse 17h
The borrowed-money tax cuts went disproportionately to the rich — to the Republican donor class. Using your wealth to loot the country that made you rich, in order to make yourself even richer, does not seem very patriotic.
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Senate Democrats 11h
WATCH: outlines how a Supreme Court shaped by could restrict access to abortion, incrementally upholding one restriction at a time:
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Senate Democrats Jul 31
Judge Kavanaugh said his time as Staff Secretary was “most formative” to him as a judge. Republicans are seeking to withhold those documents. What are they hiding?
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Senate Democrats Jul 24
When Justice Kagan, who had served in key positions in prior administrations much like Judge Kavanaugh, was nominated, our Republican colleagues demanded her entire paper history. We're asking that the same standard apply today.
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Senate Democrats Jul 26
When Kavanaugh worked for Pres. Bush, he invited “more scrutiny of the nominees” But now that Judge Kavanaugh is ’s nominee, is threatening to withhold his records as a top Bush aide. What are they trying to hide?
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Senate Democrats Jul 11
President Trump and promised a Supreme Court nominee who would end vital health care protections for millions of Americans and end women’s reproductive freedom. It’s no wonder Trump nominated Judge Kavanaugh.
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Senate Democrats 16h
Republicans are concealing the vast majority of Judge Kavanaugh’s White House record from the public – and relying on Kavanaugh’s former deputy to screen his record instead of the National Archives! ?
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Senator Dick Durbin 17h
99% of Justice Kagan’s White House records were made public before her confirmation hearing. Approximately 1% of Judge Kavanaugh’s White House records have been made public, and his hearing is scheduled in a few short weeks.
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Sen. Tammy Baldwin Aug 13
Trump’s junk insurance plans don’t have to cover prescription drugs, mental health services, maternity care or people with pre-existing conditions. We should not be expanding junk plans, we should be working to help all Americans get the care they need.
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Senator Ben Cardin 18h
Proud to visit this morning to listen and discuss nomination. I’m going to use every opportunity available to make clear to Marylanders with the nomination.
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JEC Democrats 18h
The average hourly wage for production & nonsupervisory workers was lower in July 2018 than it was in July 2017, after adjusting for inflation, despite Republican promises for increased wages. Read more in this week’s economic snapshot:
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Senate Democrats Aug 13
WATCH: Based on what he’s written and said, it’s clear Judge Kavanaugh is skeptical about Roe, putting women’s constitutional rights at risk. That’s via
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Senate Democrats Aug 13
Instead of the promised higher wages & massive investments, companies are flush with cash and putting that money towards record stock buybacks – while real wages are *down*. via
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Senate Democrats Aug 13
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Senator Bob Menendez Aug 13
If 's Bush White House years were such a formative and impactful experience, you would think Republicans would jump at the opportunity to release Kavanaugh’s records, especially when they insisted on it for Justice Kagan…so ?
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